AirPods may support wireless charging in 2019. But where's AirPower?

AirPods may support wireless charging in 2019. But where's AirPower?

As yet there are no details on exactly when the Apple AirPods 2 will launch, we suspect it will be some time in the first quarter of 2019.

Another upgrade due before the end of 2020 will feature an unspecified "all-new design", according to the report.

Additionally, the company is also working on launching a new pair of AirPods with an all-new design in early 2020.

I've contended for a while now that the AirPods are the best product Apple has released in recent memory.

Further, the AirPods 2 is also believed to be compatible with wireless charging technology though it's not known if the device will be able to charge sans the holding case and on its own.

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The Verge noted that if previous rumors turn to be true, the next AirPods could also have water resistance and noise cancellation features. He also didn't mention anything about AirPower wireless charging pad, which is also Apple's most delayed product till date.

In order to support the thermal requirements of wireless charging, the case hinge will be redesigned causing a cost increase of that particular component of 60%.

However, it is unclear at this point if there is going to be an update only for the charging case that is compatible with the current-gen AirPods, or if there will be entirely new earbuds to look forward to. If this turns out to be true, then owners of the first-generation wireless earphones won't have to purchase the new upgraded version just to take advantage of the wireless charging support. While they remain a little pricey and their sound quality isn't the greatest, the convenience of Apple's W1 chip remains unmatched across the headphone industry.

However, regardless of which improvements come and which don't, Kuo is projecting big things for the future of AirPods, noting that the company will go from selling 16 million units in 2017 to more than 100 million by 2021.

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